Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06735 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron religiosus Cronquist
Common name   Clear Creek fleabane
R. Van Buren   316  
   with K.T. Harper, L. Armstrong
Coll. Date 14 July 1993 
United States
Washington County
Locality Checkerboaroad Mesa, Zion National Park.
Habitat Notes Erigeron zionis. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 13'  22" N, 112° 52'  58" W
Township Range T41S, R9W, Sec. 30  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Erigeron religiosus Cronq.

Common Name(s): Clear Creek fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35942, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Erigeron
                                        Species: Erigeron religiosus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06735s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06541s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12008c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12008s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12008d1.jpg 
specimen image: 15603s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05221 Astragalus ceramicus      "painted milkvetch" 1.9 mi. W
05172 Astragalus mollissimus      "woolly milkvetch" 1.9 mi. W
05213 Astragalus zionis  var. zionis   "Zion milkvetch" 1.9 mi. W
05212 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" 1.9 mi. W
05201 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.9 mi. W
05175 Cryptantha cinerea  var. arenicola   "sandy James' cat's eye" 1.9 mi. W
05176 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" 1.9 mi. W
05216 Eriogonum davidsonii      "Davidson's wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. W
05197 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" 1.9 mi. W
05210 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 1.9 mi. W
05215 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" 1.9 mi. W
05222 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1.9 mi. W
05208 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1.9 mi. W
05211 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. W
05209 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1.9 mi. W
05214 Tradescantia occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "prairie spiderwort" 1.9 mi. W


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Checkerboard Mesa (Summit) Kane County, UT 2549 ft. SE 6500  Springdale East 
Co-op Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 0.6 mi. N   Clear Creek Mountain 
East Entrance (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5696  Springdale East 
Jolley Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Clear Creek Mountain 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Clear Creek Mountain 
East Entrance Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 6185  Temple of Sinawava 
Stave Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6532  Temple of Sinawava 
Cable Mountain Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 6874  Temple of Sinawava 
Waterpocket Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Clear Creek Mountain 
Clear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Clear Creek Mountain 
Dennett Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SW   Springdale East 
Winders Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6204  Clear Creek Mountain 
Poverty Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5341  The Barracks 
Gifford Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Springdale East 
Crawford Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Springdale East 
Poverty Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   The Barracks 
Pine Creek Gorge (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5171  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
The Great Arch (Arch) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5207  Springdale East 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron religiosus  Cronquist

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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